Duty of Fairness
March 7, 2013
posted in: Legal Updates
El-Helou v. Canada (Courts Administration Service),  F.C.J. No. 1237
The Federal Court granted judicial review and overturned the decision to dismiss two complaints that had been put forward under Federal Whistleblower legislation, The Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act. Although the investigation resulted in one of the three complaints being referred to hearing, the complainant was unhappy that the other two complaints had been dismissed. The complainant argued that the investigation had been insufficient and that there had not been procedural fairness.
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